Warrior Mission Ranch

Empowering and strengthening the hearts and minds of those who are warriors at heart

canine Programs

Warrior Mission Ranch specializes in training and placing service dogs. We have a team of professional dog trainers who all offer different strengths depending on the specific task related needs. We meet with the recipient and match a canine to their needs and start the training process. As much as possible we like to keep the recipient involved in the training process to assist with the bond between the canine and handler. We also offer maintenance training for new and seasoned service canine teams in order to keep everyone moving forward at the best possible pace. 

Warrior Mission Ranch needs your support, the cost for quality dog, amount of training and care so we can provide our clients the best product possible takes your support. Please help us by donating today for this honorable cause. Not only are the folks at Warrior Mission Ranch grateful for your support but the clients receiving these incredibly trained service dogs extremely thankful.

Service Dogs

Master K9 trainers work to develop a service canine to meet the individual’s needs. These are the type of canines that are trained by Warrior Mission Ranch

  1. Mobility service dog (has public access)
  2. PTSD service Dog (has public access)
  3. Facility Dog
  4. Military Family Support Dog

Below are the eligibility requirements:

Service Dog Applicants Must:

  • Have the support and a referral from your Health Care Provider for obtaining an assistance dog.
  • Have a disability that impacts your quality of life, independence and ability to engage in activities of daily living. We train our dogs for individuals with mobility limitations, as well as to assist with behaviorally related anxiety disorders. Whereas other disorders (mood disorders, thought disorders), may be co-occurring with anxiety disorders, the dogs are principally trained to assist in the recovery and rehabilitation of anxiety disorder spectrum.
  • Be able to describe how an assistance dog would help increase your independence and engagement in daily occupations.
  • Be willing and able to provide for the dog’s physical, emotional and financial needs.
  • If applying for a service dog for a physical disability, you must have completed your in-patient rehabilitation program and/or be at least one (1) year post-injury/on-set of disability.
  • If applying for a service dog for a psychiatric disability, you must be successfully engaged in your individualized treatment program related to your specific diagnosis for a minimum of six months.
  • Strive to have a positive, “can do” attitude and effectively implement emotional regulation tools/techniques as needed.
  • Have a stable home environment and support of all other household and family members.
  • Have a desire for more independence.
  • Be financially stable.
  • Have an open mind and willingness to learn.
  • Be able to attend training sessions, as well as cover airfare, accommodations, and transportation. In some cases Warrior Mission Ranch may be able to assist with accommodation and transportation costs.
  • Willing to sign a contract stating that if the dog is seen to, or knowledge is gained that the Service K9 is treated unfairly or inhumanely, or that the individual can no longer take care of or maintain the K9, the K9 is then returned to WMR.

     

    Military Family Support Dog (MFSD) Applicants Must:

  • Be Active Duty Military or a Veteran.
  • Have the support and referral of your Health Care Provider for obtaining a Military Family Support Dog.
  • Be able to describe your need for a MFSD to help facilitate family relationships.
  • Be willing and able to provide for the dog’s physical, emotional and financial* needs.
  • Strive to have a positive, “can do” attitude and effectively implement emotional regulation tools/techniques as needed.
  • Have a relatively stable home environment and support of all other household members.
  • Be financially stable.
  • Have an open mind and willingness to learn.
  • Be able to attend training sessions, as well as cover airfare, accommodations, and transportation. In some cases Warrior Mission Ranch may be able to assist with accommodation and transportation costs.
  • Willing to sign a contract stating that if the dog is seen to, or knowledge is gained that the Service K9 is treated unfairly or inhumanely, or that the individual can no longer take care of or maintain the K9, the K9 is then returned to WMR.

    Therapy Dog Applicants Must:

    •  Work in a treatment or healthcare facility that provides care for Active duty Military, Veterans, or Children with Special needs.
    • Be able to describe how a Facility Dog would provide support for the population that you serve.
    • Be willing and able to provide for the dog’s physical, emotional and financial* needs.
    • Have a positive, “can do” attitude.
    • Have a stable home environment and support of all other household members.
    • Have full support of the clinical team and leadership at your facility.
    • Be financially stable.
    • Have a open mind and willingness to learn.
    • Be able to attend training sessions, as well as cover airfare, accommodations, and transportation. In some cases Warrior Mission Ranch may be able to assist with accommodation and transportation costs.

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